GMAT Cut Off Marks 2021 - Previous Years (2020, 2019, 2018) Cut Off

Jun 5, 2021 | Management


GMAT entrance exam results are usually declared on the official website of the GMAT entrance exam. An unofficial score is already provided by them immediately after a candidate finishes his/her examination. After the announcement of the final GMAT results, one can proceed further for cutoffs. Different institutes/ colleges will have different cut-offs. So, the candidate has to check with the desired institute/college and later go for GMAT counselling.

GMAT 2021 Cut Off

A candidate can go through the cut off score tables given below. Here, it has been explained in the table which consists of the Name of the business school and the average cut off for GMAT. A candidate can check the GMAT cut off of the institute he/she wants to get admission in. It is explained in a year-wise format.

GMAT Expected Cut off 2021 

Based on the previous year trends, we have drafted the expected cut off for some of the top B- schools in the world for the candidates to help them prepare for their dream college. 

Management Institutions GMAT Score
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 790
Harvard University, Massachusetts 735
The University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 729
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts 724
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 720
London Business School, London 700
University of Oxford, England 700
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 700
University of Toronto 670
The University of Western Ontario, Ontario 660
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) 660
The University of Sydney, Sydney 655
The University of New South Wales,(UNSW) 655
National University of Singapore, Singapore 650
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver 552

GMAT Cut off for more of the top B- schools internationally

  • Harvard GMAT cut off is 729 and more.
  • Rotman School of Management GMAT cut off is not specified. Candidates will need to have appeared for GRE or GMAT and that score needs to be submitted. Although it is necessary for candidates to have a minimum work experience of two years in the finance sector.
  • Stanford GMAT cut off is around 720-740. To date, the class of 2022 at Stanford has the highest GMAT average score of 733.
  • Wharton GMAT cut off is not specified. The average GMAT score in the class of 2022 is 722, and the median GMAT score is 730.
  • NUS GMAT cut off or the average score for the class of 2022 is 670. 90% of the applicants in the MBA program are international students.

GMAT Cut off 2020

GMAT cut off marks vary with each year based on difficulty and the number of candidates appearing. However, top B schools in India have a high cut off range which is tabulated below. The GMAT cut off 2020 for Indian B-schools are provided below.

GMAT cut off 2020 for B-Schools in India
Name of the B-School Cut off Score out of 800
Vinod Gupta School of Management (IIT Kharagpur) 750
ISB Hyderabad 720-730
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad 730
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta 728
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore 704
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow 700
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad 690
MDI Gurgaon 678
T.A. Pai Management Institute 650
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research 630
XLRI Jamshedpur 628
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar 600
Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Bhubaneswar 600
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 575
Amity Business School, Noida 550
Amity International Business School, Noida 500

GMAT Average Cut off Score for previous years (2015-2018)

Here, a candidate can get an idea of GMAT previous year's cut off score and can compare his capabilities. It helps any candidate to understand how to excel in the GMAT entrance exam, a worldwide test. GMAT average cut scores of top colleges are mentioned below in the tabular form.

GMAT Average cut off Score
Name of Business School Average cut off
IIM Ahmedabad 680+
IIM Kolkata 680+
IIM Bangalore 680+
IIM Lucknow 620+
IIM Indore 700+
SP Jain 670+
IMT Ghaziabad 650+
BITS Pilani 600+
IFMR 640+
IIT Madras 650+
IIFT 650+
XLRI Jamshedpur 640+

It is an international exam so, the average cut off for top countries which accepts GMAT is mentioned below in the table given below.

Average Cuttoff Score 2019 in other countries
Countries accept GMAT Average cut off Score
Asia 620-770
Australia 550-705
Canada 550-694
Europe 600-709
United States of America 680-740

Factors affecting the GMAT Cut Off for an Institution 

The key factors determining GMAT cut off for institution have been listed below.

  • Total number of candidates appearing for GMAT
  • Total number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of the examination
  • Total number of candidates qualifying GMAT

GMAT cut off for abroad is sometimes higher than the GMAT cut off requirements in the Indian universities – the main reason behind this can be the higher level of competition in the foreign B-schools and growing demand of international students to study there.


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